Domestic violence and abuse

Staying safe during Covid-19 for victims and survivors of domestic abuse

 

We know that if you are currently experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse you will know what being isolated and frightened will feel like. You might be worried about self-isolating with someone who is harming you. We’ve created a guide to Staying safe during the Covid-19 pandemic to help you think about what you might do over the coming weeks to stay safe.

 

Contact details

In an emergency always call 999

 

To talk to someone in confidence about domestic violence please contact Camden Safety Net on

 

Tel: 020 7974 2526

 

Textphone: 07814 671 427

 

Email: camdensafetynet@camden.gov.uk

 

What is domestic violence?

 

  • Domestic abuse is any kind of violence or other abuse between family members.
  • It may include physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse. It can also affect the health and wellbeing of children in the family.No one should have to put up with any kind of violence or abuse.
  • Everyone has the right to personal safety - so it you are worried then ask for help.
  • If it has happened once it is likely to happen again.  It is never too late to seek help.

 

 

More information

 

You will find detailed information on domestic abuse on the Camden website including support organisations.

 

Camden Safety Net provides services to survivors of domestic abuse and/or sexual violence as well as to children affected by violence. Camden Safety Net provides services to survivors and their families who live, work or study in the London Borough of Camden.  Their contact details are above.

 

 

 

 

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